Hays, NC 28635 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28635: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hays, NC 28635

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hayes, NC 28635

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,490
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wilkes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.357, Longitude -81.127
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hays, NC 28635 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,958
Population in Households 3,958
Population in Familes 3,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,523
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,183 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $93,861
Average Home Value $121,365


Median Household Income $36,432
Average Household Income $47,043
Per Capita Income $18,102
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.37%
Households 0.38% 0.29%
Families 0.26% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hays, NC 28635 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28635 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 478 38th
Population Density1 # 535 31st
Diversity Index2 # 728 6th
Median Household Income # 568 27th
Per Capita Income # 660 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.